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National Poetry Month

Welcome to April, National Poetry Month! It promises to be a busy, exhausting month for poets. Many of us will be writing a poem-a-day. For daily prompts I suggest following Robert Lee Brewer’s Poetic Asides blog. I’ll just be re-posting his Sunday prompt here for our usual Monday Poetry Prompt this month. I’ll also be … Continue reading

National Poetry Month!

Welcome April, National Poetry Month! Tomorrow I’ll publish our monthly visual poetry prompt but the remaining Mondays I’ll simply recapitulate Robert Lee Brewer’s Sunday prompt from his April Poem-A-Day Challenge. I encourage all poets to give the P.A.D. challenge a try. It’s excellent exercise and you’re practically guaranteed to get at least a couple of … Continue reading

Living Poetry Winter 2018 News

Happy New Year, Living Poets! Before we get to our member news, a gentle reminder that our get-together to celebrate Living Poetry’s 9th Anniversary is coming up. If you have not already, RSVP for our anniversary celebration. While 9 years is a big milestone, we will also celebrate more than 800 members! We’ll meet at … Continue reading

Introducing the NC Literary Hall of Fame Class of 2014

On Sunday, October 12th, four amazing poets were inducted into the NC Literary Hall of Fame: Betty Adcock, Ronald Bayes, Jaki Shelton Green, and Shelby Stephenson. These esteemed poets joined the ranks of Maya Angelou, James Applewhite, John Hope Franklin, Randall Jarrell, and Sam Ragan. Writers selected for induction into the North Carolina Literary Hall … Continue reading

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